Scott Shotton

Scott has over 20 years of automotive technical experience. Scott has been a college instructor, in some capacity, for the past 14 years. As owner of The Driveability Guys, Scott performs mobile diagnostics and reprogramming as well as industry training North America. Scott has a degree in Automotive Service Technology as well as countless hours of additional training. He currently maintains 21 ASE certifications including: Master Automotive Technician, Master Truck Technician, A9, L1, L2, L3, Alternate Fuels and more. 

Figure 5 - Ethanol testing. From left to right: 14 percent, 40 percent and 70 percent ethanol content.

E85 fuel: What you didn’t realize you needed to know

Nov. 2, 2020
Fuel composition faults can take one of two roads: Follow the correct road or diagnostics could get expensive!
Why does the Ford Edge have a transmission problem? Because a GM dealer attempted the repair.

Modern Ford transmission calibration/configuration

March 1, 2020
Understanding these applications including installing correct valve body IDs to ensure correct transmission operation and calibration of the dual clutch DPS6 transmission used...

Troubleshooting exhaust restrictions

Oct. 1, 2019
Any air the engine takes in has to get back out again. Here's how to make sure the path out the pipe is "all clear!"

Ignition timing: The forgotten test

April 1, 2019
When was the last time you checked ignition timing? The lack of timing marks on modern engines doesn't mean that timing can't change!